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Wharton Business School: “Can New Mobile Services Promote Economic Empowerment?”

An article from Wharton discusses the impact mobile financial services has on the developing world, including delivering real time pricing information to fisherman and farmers in India. It's easy to see why the fishermen of the southern Indian state of Kerala captured the attention of a Harvard e

08.28.2009| Papers | admin

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Part-time MBAs boom

Part-time MBAs boom

The construction site awaits at State and Pearson Streets in one of Chicago's toniest neighborhoods. The plans have been drawn, the rendering posted on the university Web site and roughly $11 million raised so far. A little more capital, a few major donors and Loyola University Chicago's Gradua

08.27.2009| Trends | admin

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 Strong Focus on MBA Career Development in QS World MBA Tour Asia

Strong Focus on MBA Career Development in QS World MBA Tour Asia

MBA candidates will be able to network with some of the world’s leading MBA recruiters and business schools in a new format of premium MBA fairs, going to Asia for the first time this September. The organizers of the QS World MBA Tour will provide candidates with a greater insight into wha

08.26.2009| News | admin

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Forté Forum: The MBA Value Proposition, Sept. 14 to Oct. 1, 2009

Forté Forum: The MBA Value Proposition, Sept. 14 to Oct. 1, 2009

Don't miss the premier event for women considering an MBA degree! The Forté Forum event series is the only event of its kind specifically created to educate and inform about the value of an MBA from a woman's perspective. Connect with admissions representatives from leading MBA institutions in a

08.26.2009| News | admin

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High testosterone boosts women traders

High testosterone boosts women traders

Higher testosterone levels might explain why some women seek out risky financial trading jobs while others stick to more stable business careers, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. Female MBA students with higher levels of the "male" hormone testosterone were far more likely than those with l

08.25.2009| News | admin

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MBA students write their own lessons

MBA students write their own lessons

As university students across the country go back to school, 43 MBA students at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business spent two weekends on lock-down  learning as much as they could about a local Fortune 500 company and writing up a case study. Many of the current group of MBA

08.25.2009| Case Studies, Trends | admin

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U.S. News: Top 10 Entrepreneurial B-Schools for 2009

U.S. News: Top 10 Entrepreneurial B-Schools for 2009

Each year, U.S. News ranks professional-school programs in business, education, engineering, law, and medicine. These rankings are based on two types of data: expert opinions about program quality and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school's faculty, research, and students. T

08.24.2009| Rankings | admin

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New plan for

New plan for “green” Business School in South Africa

A specialist campus will replace Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s (NMMU) Business School in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, within the next three years. School director Prof Piet Naude told that the new campus would be a pioneering project and also provide several advantages for students.

08.21.2009| Lifestyle, Trends | admin

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MBA insurance in recession: study

MBA insurance in recession: study

An MBA degree from a top-ranked business school comes with more than a key to the executive washroom. A study released Tuesday suggests it might also provide some immunity against economic uncertainty. The study by research group Catalyst looked at how "high-potential" employees-MBAs from top bus

08.20.2009| News | admin

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William Paterson B-School announces MBA in entrepreneurship

William Paterson B-School announces MBA in entrepreneurship

William Paterson University, in Wayne, New Jersey, said Tuesday it introduced a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in entrepreneurship. The degree will be offered through the Cotsakos College of Business staring in the fall. The program is designed to teach the skills n

08.19.2009| Entrepreneur | admin

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